Set aside - Big Bay Swim - 23 February 2020

Port Management Act 1995 (Vic.)
Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015
Set Aside Determination – Regulation 11(1)
Local ports of Port Phillip, Western Port and/or Port Campbell
WILLIAMSTOWN, PORT OF PORT PHILLIP

I, Graeme Davis District Manager of Parks Victoria (as delegate of the Port Manager), determine under Regulation 11(1) of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015 that the areas defined in the following table are set aside for the purposes and conditions specified.

This determination has been made in accordance with Regulation 11(2)

(b) if the port manager reasonably believes that there is imminent risk of—

(i) harm or damage to—

(A) the health or safety of any person; or

(ii) significant interference with the safe, efficient and effective management of the local port.

In accordance with Regulation 11(4), this determination replaces any previous set aside determination made by the port manager in respect of that area or any part there of that area for the period specified in this temporary determination.

This determination applies from 9:30am until 1:00pm on Sunday 23 February 2020, with weather hold dates for Sunday 1 March 2020 and Sunday 7 March 2020.

Signed at Melbourne
by Graeme Davis
District Manager 
on 07/02/2020

Regulation

11(1)(a)

Description

Determination to set aside an area in a local port in which access to that area is prohibited or restricted for not more than 90 days.

Purpose

To set aside an area for the safety of swimmers competing in the Big Bay Swim.

Area

Those areas off Williamstown Beach and Gloucester Reserve as indicated by the map (PDF).

Reasonable conditions (Regulation 14)

Mariners are requested to avoid the competition area during the Set Aside period and follow the direction of event marshals and safety personnel.

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